Perennial in all zones.
Likes partial shade and any soil.
Leaves appear in very early spring from the perennial rootstocks.
Large leaves have a lemony tang that is great in salad, herb butter, soup and seafood sauces. Keep picked for longer production, and cut off any flower stalks
BOTANICAL NAME: Rumex acetosa
Start seeds in flats or in the Spring. Transplant 6" apart into an area with an average to rich, moist soil and partial shade. This is a perennial plant, so pick a spot that will not need to be disturbed. Start cutting leaves when the plant is mature. Cut off flowering spikes or leaf growth will cease. Sorrel is easily grown in any soil that is not alkaline. Divide the plants every 3-4 years. Pick leaves regularly for best quality-small for best flavor.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Perennial/C, W/Spacing 6"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates winter cold , perennial